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Qualcomm SnapDragon 820 SoC

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Yocto, Debian and Android

820 Nano SoM

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The Qualcomm SnapDragon 820 Nano SOM is an ultra-compact, light-weight, extremely powerful System on Module built around Qualcomm SnapDragon 820. The SnapDragon SoM is ideal for advanced, futuristic embedded applications such as wearable devices, high end camera solutions, media gateways, Infotainment Systems, drones, assistive devices and other smart gadgets requiring compact package and high processing power.

  • Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820
  • 3/4GB LPDDR4 RAM
  • 32/64GB UFS
  • Type-C Functionality
  • 4K Encode/Decode
  • Linux Yocto 2.0, Linux Debian 10 and Android Oreo/Pie support
  • On-board 9-axis MEMS
  • Scalable power management
  • Multiple Connectivity Solutions
  • Board-to-Board Expansion connector

SnapDragon 820 Development Kit

The SnapDragon 820 Development Kit from Mistral is a full featured, easy-to-use, scalable development
platform built around the Quad-core Kryo™ 2.2 GHz 64-bit CPU.

  • Snapdragon 820 Development Kit (SnapDragon SoM + Carrier Board)
  • A Scalable Development Platform built around
    Qualcomm SnapDragon 820 SoC
  • Dual Board Architecture –
    820 Nano SOM and Carrier Board
  • Carrier Board – Interfaces for GigE port,
    USB over Type-C, Camera and LCD
  • Type-C Functionality
  • 4K Encode/Decode
  • On-board 9-axis MEMS
  • Board to Board Expansion connector
  • Linux and Android Nougat support

820 Starter Kit

The SnapDragon 820 Starter Kit from Mistral is a low-cost development platform built around the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC.

  • SnapDragon SoM + Carrier Board
  • SD 820 (APQ8096)
  • 3/4 GB on-board PoP LPDDR4 @ 1866 MHz
  • 32/64 GB UFS 2.0
  • 9-Axis MEMS Sensor
  • WIFI, GPS, Bluetooth 4.1
  • Type-C Functionality, HDMI 2.0 with 4K
  • Camera Expansion Header
  • Android (Oreo/Pie), Yocto Linux 2.0 and Debian 10
  • Video Streaming
  • Multi format video playback
  • Efficient Power Management

Adaptor Boards

Designers using the SnapDragon 820 Dev Kit can choose to use the Display Boards or Camera Adaptor Boards depending on their application to realize the products. These adaptor boards are designed to realize Imaging Applications / Display and User Interface functionalities using Mistral’s Snapdragon 820 Development Kit.

Camera Adaptor Boards


  • Single and Dual Sensor Modules with up to 4K resolution
  • Output formats: RAW RGB, RGB565/555/444, YUV422/420, YCbCr422
  • No system start-up delay
  • Input Clock Frequency: 6 ~ 64 MHz
  • Ultra-low power mode (ULPM)

Display Adaptor Board


  • 5” HD LCD panel
  • 5-point multitouch capacitive touchscreen
  • Backlight intensity control


Mistral offers a wide range of customized hardware design and software development services along with our Snapdragon 820 Development Kit to help you integrate the 820 Nano SOM (Snapdragon SOM) into your final product design. Our SnapDragon 820 based services include:


  • Product Brief

    SnapDragon SOM Nano SOM

  • Product Brief

    SnapDragon 820 Development Kit

  • Product Brief

    SnapDragon 820 Starter Kit

  • Product Brief

    Camera Adaptor Board for 820 Development Kit

  • Case Study

    Android based Braille Tablet for Visually Impaired

  • Product Brief

    Dual Camera Adaptor Board for 820 Development Kit